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‘The Greening of America’ 50 Years Later

Martin Elliot Jaffe looks back at a landmark book and its enduring relevance for today. As a college student in 1970,  I was captivated by the vision of a new America articulated by Yale Law Professor Charles Reich in his best-selling The Greening of America,  where the ethos of enlightened, privileged middle-class college students were […]

British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen poses, 09 October 2006 in Paris, a few days before the launch of his new movie "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan," about a blundering Kazakh reporter exploring America, out on the 15th of November. Cohen first found fame in Britain and the United States in the character of Ali G, a track-suited, jewelry-draped buffoon who subjected politicians and other public figures to deliberately comedic interviews. AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY

Borat Sequel is a Modern Jewish Fairy-tale

Sean Alexander offers another view on the Borat sequel. Fourteen years have lapsed since Kazakhstani reporter Borat Sagdiyev first came to global attention in the hands of Sacha Baron Cohen’s fearless, audacious and at times cringe-inducing reporter.  The world at large – and specifically for Borat – have not been kind since 2006: while right-wing politics […]

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